Greene spars with CNN’s Acosta on Trump texts: ‘You’re a liar’
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) clashed with CNN anchor Jim Acosta this week over questions about her text messages calling for former President Trump to declare martial law after rioters stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. In a video posted to Twitter by Greene, Acosta is seen walking with her outside the Capitol, first asking if she recalled calling…news.yahoo.com
U.S. observes Indigenous Peoples' Day and Columbus Day
President Biden is the first sitting president to commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day with a proclamation, in addition to recognizing October 11th as Columbus Day. Shaun Chapoose, tribal chairman of the Ute Tribe, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero to discuss the significance of the day.news.yahoo.com
Polls show Americans cautiously supportive of Biden's $3.5 trillion "Build Back Better" social programs bill
Democrats in Congress are facing growing pressure to pass President Biden's social spending bill, but new polling shows that many Americans are still unsure of the plan's specifics. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto joins "CBSN AM" to break down the latest information.news.yahoo.com
Jim Acosta to Andrew Yang: What the Hell Were You Doing on ‘Tucker Carlson’?
CNNAndrew Yang might be pitching himself as the guy to head up a new, more “inclusive” third party, but Jim Acosta had some questions about the entrepreneur-turned-politician’s methods during a CNN interview on Saturday afternoon. Specifically, he asked Yang to answer for his decision to appear on Tucker Carlson Today.“Tucker Carlson... I mean, let’s just say he’s a bad person,” Acosta told Yang. “And he represents so much of what is wrong in television news these days. You know this all too welnews.yahoo.com
CNN shifting daytime, weekend schedule after Baldwin exit
FILE - CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin attends the premiere of "Molly's Game" on Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. CNN says it is shifting its daytime and weekend schedules after afternoon anchor Brooke Baldwin announced she was leaving in April. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – CNN is shuffling its daytime and weekend lineups following the announcement by anchor Brooke Baldwin that she will be leaving the network after 13 years in April. Boris Sanchez is also moving from the White House to a weekend anchor role, co-hosting the morning show with Christi Paul. The schedule changes will take effect in April, CNN said on Wednesday.
A multimedia impeachment trial: Video takes center stage
Trump's lawyers fully embraced a TikTok defense on Friday, using manipulated video to complain about manipulated video and relying on rapid-fire, repetitive imagery. “The only question one might have is whether they repeated that effectiveness too much.”They also left room for a line of attack for Trump's lawyers. Trump's team found video of participants in the impeachment trial calling past elections into question, even digging back to find a 2005 speech by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In a trial without witnesses, the House managers relied heavily on media reports and interviews. Ultimately, it was a fully modern impeachment trial, with hours spent in video editing rooms likely rivaling the time spent with lawyers.
Fox News shuffles daytime lineup; CNN makes changes
Both Fox and CNN announced schedule changes on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Both Fox and CNN announced lineup changes Monday, as is often the case for news organizations with a new president about to take power. For years, first with Shepard Smith and then with MacCallum, Fox has stressed news instead of opinion in that hour. In fact, Newsmax issued a statement that its improved daytime and 7 p.m. ratings since the election has triggered changes at Fox. Since the election, CNN has averaged 1.92 million viewers in those daytime hours, with Fox and MSNBC both at 1.53 million.
Twitter bans pro-Trump meme maker for copyright violations
A conservative social media user whose far-right memes have been praised and reposted by President Donald Trump has been kicked off Twitter for repeated copyright violations. In a statement posted online, however, he denied violating Twitter's copyright rules and said he is being censored. Cook's account has been temporarily suspended multiple times in the past for violations of Twitter's copyright rules. Twitter rules prohibit Cook from creating a new account to replace the old one, which had more than 270,000 followers at the time of the suspension. Trump has himself run afoul of Twitter's rules.
Reporters Alcindor, Collins, Jiang get under Trump's skin
Reporters Alcindor, Weijia Jiang and Kaitlan Collins have faced hostility from Trump at news conferences with stoicism. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, FIle)NEW YORK To anyone who's watched, there's more that binds Yamiche Alcindor, Kaitlan Collins and Weijia Jiang than an impromptu display of teamwork at a recent White House news conference. Each reporter has a knack for getting under President Donald Trump's skin and an equal ability not to let it knock them off stride. Trump has reacted to questions by Alcindor, Collins and Jiang by calling them nasty or racist, and effectively telling the journalists to pipe down. This president doesn't live by those rules.Jiang, Collins and Alcindor aren't the only reporters to tangle with Trump.
Fox didn't immediately challenge Trump's disinfectant remark
NEW YORK – President Donald Trump's suggestion that doctors look into injecting disinfectant as a potential coronavirus treatment went unchallenged on Fox News Channel until the morning after he made it. Trump said during Thursday's briefing that “it would be interesting to check” if an injection of disinfectants could help. Like Trump, several Fox personalities promoted the use of hydroxychloroquine as a COVID-19 treatment, and backed off when questions were raised about the drug's safety and effectiveness. CNN did not air live the portion of Trump's briefing where he discussed disinfectants. I really do.”On the Fox Business Network, Fox News' sister channel, Neil Cavuto, offered some pushback against Trump.
Trump 2020 campaign sues CNN for libel over opinion article, following suits against Times and Post
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign sued CNN on Friday for libel, following similar lawsuits against The New York Times and The Washington Post. In a statement announcing the suit, Trump campaign senior legal advisor Jenna Ellis called that claim "100 percent false and defamatory." The Trump campaign lawsuit says that there is "extensive evidence" of bias against the president from both Noble and CNN. The suit claims that the president's legal team asked CNN to retract the article in February, and that CNN declined to do so. The Trump campaign in recent weeks has filed similar lawsuits against The New York Times and The Washington Post over alleged defamation contained in opinion articles.cnbc.com